4

Hand Puppets Call for "Total Destruction" of DNC

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

There’s just something about hand puppets of furry animals. No matter how many real knives or bullet belts they’re armed with, they’re still sooo effin’ cute!

At least, that’s what an unauthorized “audio visual cell” of national anarchist outfit Unconventional Action was going for yesterday when they posted this cheeky/scary Youtube video. The 2 ½ minute spot depicts a fake press conference with agitator agitprops “Beaver with Cleaver” and “Cat with Bat” discussing “the disruption, subversion and total destruction of this year’s Republican and Democratic National Convention.”

The duo gives specific instructions on which city “sectors” disorganizers should focus on in St.Paul, the site of the GOP confab. Sadly, no details on Denver. (Please, just don’t harm LoDo!) But they do pump their comrades up with some protest-porn footage of people smashing windows, ripping down structures and tossing stones and Molotov cocktails at police. Hmm, what could they mean by this? A hidden message, perhaps?

It concludes with a list of websites, including www.Dncdisruption08.org and www.Recreate68.org.

Good thing they’re just hand puppets. – Jared Jacang Maher

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.